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Who is the tallest group of people in the world?

Dinka

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Which disease is caused by a lack of protein?

Red baby

2

What vector brings African sleeping sickness?

The tsetse fly

3

Which group of people have a click incorporated into their language?

San (bushmen)

4

Which group fought the dutch in the battle of blood river?

Zulu

5

Four things about Malan

South Africa
1948
Dutch
Tomlinson committee

6

Who were the earliest inhabitants of Africa?

San (bushmen)

7

When did the Dutch arrive in South Africa?

1652

8

Four things about the Khoikhoi

South Africa
Nomads
First to meet the Dutch
Griqua are their offspring

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Approximately, how many languages are spoken in Africa?

Over 1200

10

What are the two largest problems for Africa?

There are too many languages
Overpopulation

11

Three things about the Griqua

Outcasts
Go to center
Dutch
Khoikhoi

12

Which country is the most populated?

Nigeria

13

Which city is most populated?

Cairo

14

What is Egypt's number one export?

Oil and petroleum (Used to be Cotton)

15

Four things about the Aswan high dam

In Egypt
Nile River
Doesn't allow silt and nutrients to go to crops
Electricity

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What is unique about Kimberly in south Africa?

It is a mine with diamonds

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What does Maghreb mean?

Land farther west

18

The average African is host to how many parasites in their lifetime?

Three

19

What vector brings schistosomiasis?

Snails

20

What is marasmus?

Malnutrition

21

What is the great rift valley and how many grand canyons can fit into it?

Two plates that pull apart
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What is the birthrate, death rate, life expectancy, and per capita income for Africa?

The birthrate is 44
The death rate is 14
The life expectancy is 53
The per capita income is 610

23

What is Afrikaans?

Dutch and French in south Africa

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A gully or dry riverbed

Wadi

25

A market in an Arab community

Souk

26

This was instituted to encourage economic growth in Kenya

Harambee

27

religious belief that nature has spiritual beings

Animism

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An overthrow of an existing government

Coup

29

An Egyptian farmer

Fellaheen

30

Broad band of semi arid land south of the Sahara

Sahel

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A steep cliff that separates two level areas of differing elevations

Escarpment

32

A country completely surrounded by another country

Enclave

33

Wealth in the form of money or property owned or used in business; Wealth in whatever form, used to produce more wealth

Capital

34

The old section of a north African city usually centered around a mosque

Medina

35

A person who flees his or her country to escape invasion, oppression, or persecution

Refugee

36

A program to reform the structure of an economy

Structural adjustment program

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The departure of trained white administrators and technicians from a region

White flight